With local students being schooled from home and many parents and adults working remotely, The State Journal has compiled a list of free virtual offerings of field trips and lessons.
When Cindy Bramble took over as head coach of the Frankfort High girls tennis team five years ago, there were times she didn’t have enough players for a match.
For the past two years the Franklin County Community Fund has spearheaded On the Table, a national initiative that brings local folks together for a conversation on area issues.
NTI (Non Traditional Instruction) is familiar to the Franklin County Schools, something new to Frankfort Independent Schools, and completely different for everyone involved during the coronavirus pandemic.
Frankfort Independent Schools’ free breakfast and lunch program went mobile on Monday — the first day schools statewide were closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Frankfort Independent Schools has announced the locations of its free outdoor breakfast and lunch program for students 18 and younger starting Monday.
Frankfort Independent Schools and Franklin County Public Schools will be closed starting Monday after Gov. Andy Beshear recommended that all public and private school systems in the state shut down temporarily.
The Franklin County Community Early Childhood Council, in collaboration with Frankfort Independent Schools and Franklin County Public Schools, is hosting the annual kindergarten readiness Kids Fest event at Kentucky State University’s Exum Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Perhaps it is apropos that senior Jake Broaddus, a self-admitted history buff, will ink his name into the Frankfort High School record book on March 15, when he becomes the first student to participate in the Governor’s Cup State Finals for the written assessment.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 2:45 p.m. Feb. 26 to correct the spelling of Renae Sewall's last name.
Frankfort and Franklin County schools will take part in the 20th Regional Governor’s Cup competition sponsored by the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition at Collins Lane Elementary School on Saturday.
As a way to show support for the Franklin County Humane Society, students at Second Street School held a supplies drive to gather donations for the animal shelter.
The Frankfort Independent Schools Board on Monday revisited its ongoing discussion regarding renovations at the F.D. Wilkinson Gym, though it tabled votes to approve documents related to the project.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 10:39 a.m. on Feb. 10 to correct the name Varshitha Ramesh to winning fourth in science. Varshith Kotagiri won fifth in science.
With little discussion, the Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the district's 2018-19 audit at Monday evening’s meeting at Frankfort High School.
After 4½ years at Frankfort High School, Principal John Lyons is stepping down to begin a role with the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board.
Correction: This story was updated on Wednesday to correct the spelling of Brendan Norman's name. We apologize for the error.
To further students’ science education, Frankfort Independent Schools are seeking help from the community to match a grant.
Frankfort Independent Schools moved a step closer to artificial turf on its football field, thanks to a donation from the Sower family.
The city and county schools want the Frankfort City Commission to contribute $1.5 million toward new synthetic turf fields at the city and county high schools.
City schools are seeing more students enrolled in the district. County schools’ enrollment has been fairly consistent for a few years.
Frankfort Independent Schools may have some high-profile new students in the future, as Kentucky's new first family considers enrollment in the public school district. They wouldn't be the first children of a governor to attend FIS.
Now in its second year, Frankfort High School’s Jobs for America’s Graduates program is helping students find a multitude of opportunities for postgraduate paths.
Like any family who has moved into a new home, especially one that is over 100 years old, Gov. Andy Beshear says he plans to have some renovating done on the Governor’s Mansion.
GEORGETOWN — Any student who graduates in Franklin County — no matter whether they are homeschooled or attend a public or private school — in the next decade will be eligible for a full-tuition scholarship at Georgetown College.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 27, 2020, to correct the name of Frankfort High School band drum major, Adriana Steele.
The Frankfort High School Drama Club presents Barbara Robinson’s “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” opening Thursday at 7 p.m. in the high school’s Karen Kimmel Hatter Theatre, 328 Shelby St. Performances will also be held on Friday at 7 p.m. as well as Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. and will …
First responders, law enforcement officers, school officials and other community members met at Bondurant Middle School on Tuesday to demonstrate the truths and consequences that students could face if they choose to use drugs.
The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education recognized members of the Second Street School STLP, or Student Technology Leadership Program, during the board's Monday meeting.
The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education voted Monday night to close school on Inauguration Day and approved a construction manager for upcoming building renovations.